Kirkland advised UBS Asset Management on behalf of its managed client in consortium arrangements with H.R.L. Morrison & Co and Australian Retirement Trust in connection with the consortium’s acquisition of FiberLight. FiberLight is one of the largest pure-play fiber infrastructure providers in the U.S., building, owning and operating state-of-the-art, high-capacity networks and executing for domestic and international wireless, wireline, cable, and hyperscale cloud providers as well as leading enterprise, government, and educational clients. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The team was led by corporate partners Kristin Mendoza and Arlene Ortiz-Leytte, with support from tax partner Stephen Butler and associate Rebecca Fine and investment funds partner Susan Eisenberg.